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Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
to america's middle class, the first caucus where the majority are women, minorities, et cetera. >> obviously ron taking a hit at republicans who have taken so much flack for the fact there have been so few women republicans in leadership positions but really is part of the larger narrative. >> absolutely. this was a huge thing in the election, these demographic shifts that really helped reelect the president. i want to say one more thing on the point on taxes. if there's anything the president has a mandate for, raising taxes on the wealthy. the surveys say the majority of americans are in favor of this and i want to point out there is no evidence to show that higher taxes or an impediment to growth. look at the clinton years versus the bush years that came after and see that difference. >> rana, always great to have you here. chris thank you as well. >> thank you. >>> yet another sign that washington can't work together, though, a u.n. treaty that would globally ban discrimination against people with disabilities came up for a vote in the senate yesterday and it failed, even though it was m
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
or any america congress borrow any more money before we fix this country from becoming grease. >> a hardening on the republican side being the key phrase there, liz, maybe having it backfire when he needs republicans down the road. let's say when it comes to the debt ceiling? >> i would actually ask the question a little differently. i would say are both sides in danger of trying to push too much and then us not reaching an agreement. i think what you're hearing from the american public right now is there is a lot of fear and frustration that's really coorsing through the electorate as they're watching what seems to be both sides of, you know, playing a very risky game with their own -- their tax dollars, their livelihoods, their economy. and so i think -- i think pushing -- each side pushing too much carrys risk for both. >> let's talk about what the democrats are doing. the white house obviously has been taking this to the people. the president in michigan yesterday just as i latest stop. the dccc has another. they've been accusing members of holding middle class tax cuts ho
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